Developing Amazon Alexa 2020 Skills

by Amber Israelsen

More and more, the world is being driven by voice technologies, and Amazon Alexa is leading the way. This course will teach you how to build, debug and monetize Alexa skills.

What you'll learn

As technology shifts towards voice and conversational interfaces, how do you take advantage of this next wave? In this course, Developing Amazon Alexa 2020 Skills, you’ll learn the ins-and-outs of developing for the Alexa platform. First, you’ll explore JSON requests and responses, and how to build state management into your skill. Next, you’ll learn how to customize Alexa’s speech using Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML). Finally, you’ll learn about the different Alexa service interfaces like AudioPlayer and VideoApp, and how to add product sales to your skill. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to build, debug and monetize Alexa skills.

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About the author

Amber has been a software developer and technical trainer since the early 2000s. She holds certifications for AWS and a variety of Microsoft technologies. In recent years, she has focused on AWS, Machine Learning, Azure, Power Apps, Dynamics 365, SharePoint and .NET, teaching students around the world. She also works to bridge the gap between developers, designers and businesspeople with her expertise in visual communication, user experience and business/professional skills.

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